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South Dakota's current flag

Our State Flag: If it ain’t broke, why fix it?

Eighty or so legislators have decided that South Dakota needs a new flag. Ours has been determined the fifth worst in the U.S. by the Vexillogical Association. However, the proposed flag design, and even the idea of changing the current design, causes a vexation to me and a lot of other South Dakotans. Who should know best as to our state flag–some out-of-state vexillogists or the people of South Dakota? Here is where that old bromide fits: If it ain’t broke, why fix it?

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New South Dakota flag design (proposed)

SD Secretary of State Opposes New Flag Design

Today, Secretary of State Jason Gant announced hisopposition to House Bill 1235, An Act to revise certain provisions relating to the South Dakota state flag, which is scheduled to be heard in House State Affairs committee on Monday, February 6th. Gant stated that he plans to testify in opposition to the new flag.

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